xml2 - Convert between XML, HTML, CSV and a line-oriented format

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xml2
Package version 0.4
Package release 3.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 73 B
Download size 15.53 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
xml2 tools are used to convert XML, HTML and CSV to and from a
line-oriented format more amenable to processing by classic Unix
pipeline processing tools, like grep, sed, awk, cut, shell scripts,
and so forth.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xml2_0.4-3.1_i386.deb 0.4 i386 Debian Main
xml2 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3
libxml2 >= 2.7.4


Type URL
Binary Package xml2_0.4-3.1_amd64.deb
Source Package xml2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xml2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xml2




2012-04-16 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
xml2 (0.4-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "FTBFS: gcc: error: unrecognized option '-V'":
+ update debian/rules:
- use quilt and dh-autoreconf debhelper plugins
- let dh(1) handle the rest
+ update build dependencies accordingly
(Closes: #666290)
2009-12-03 - Patrick Schoenfeld <schoenfeld@debian.org>
xml2 (0.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated maintainer email address
* Add a file README.source to document the patch handling
* Updated Standards-Version
* 2csv: Include a patch to not segfault, if there are empty values.
(Closes: #499610)
* Fix some minor mistakes in the manpage
* Update to debconf 7 and simplify debian/rules
* Switch to quilt as a patchsystem
* Add debian/manpages
* Stop using 'dh_clean -k'
* Update Vcs-Headers to reflect switch to git
2008-03-10 - Patrick Schoenfeld <schoenfeld@in-medias-res.com>
xml2 (0.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added dpatch as a patch system
* Transition to libxml2:
+ Added a patch to use libxml2 instead of libxml
Thanks to Daniel Leidert for the patch.
+ Changed build-depend for libxml-dev to libxml2-dev
(Closes: #470013)
* Added build-depends on autotools-dev, autoconf and automake,
because configure needs to be regenerated
(it is being patched by the libxml2 patch)
* Moved every action configure does to a newly created configure-stamp
target and run autoreconf before running configure
* Delete autoconf files in clean target (they are being re-generated in the
configure-stamp rule)
2008-02-07 - Patrick Schoenfeld <schoenfeld@in-medias-res.com>
xml2 (0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
+ Autoconf is used to build the package
* Updating debian/rules to use autoconf to configure, make and install
the progam files
* Added a build-depend on pkg-config in order to let configure function
* Updated debian/copyright to include the year of the copyright to fix a
lintian warning
* Added a manpage (Closes: #388582)
* Added debian/links with link targets and change dh_link call in
debian/rules file accordingly.
* Decreased debhelper compat level to 5 as compat level 6 is not really
needed and its easier for backporters this way.
* Added ${misc:Depends} to binary package depends, if debhelpers should 
make use of them
2008-01-27 - Patrick Schoenfeld <schoenfeld@in-medias-res.com>
xml2 (0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #455008)
* Added a watch file
* Change to debhelper as a buildsystem:
+ Added build-depend on debhelper
+ Added debian/compat file
+ Rewritten debian/rules to use debhelper
* Updated Standards-Version (Closes: #263367)
* Updated copyright file; included license excerpt
* Added Vcs-headers to debian/control
* Added the new Homepage field to debian/control
* Install html2 and 2html as symlinks (Closes: #111606)
* Removed post-installation and pre-removal scripts because they are not
needed anymore
2006-07-16 - Amaya Rodrigo Sastre <amaya@debian.org>
xml2 (0.3-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Get rid of the /usr/doc link in postinst (Closes: #359608).
* Remove build-essential gzip from build-depends.
* Fix the copyright file
* Updated standards version, no changes needed
2001-06-24 - Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org>
xml2 (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

See Also

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xmlbeans_2.5.0-4_all.deb Java library for accessing XML by binding it to Java types - tools
xmlcopyeditor_1.2.0.6-2+b1_amd64.deb fast, free, validating XML editor
xmldiff-xmlrev_0.6.10-2_all.deb xmldiff output formatter
xmldiff_0.6.10-2+b1_amd64.deb tree to tree correction between xml documents
xmlindent_0.2.17-2_amd64.deb XML stream reformatter
xmlroff_0.6.2-1.1_amd64.deb XSL formatter mainly for DocBook
xmlrpc-api-utils_1.16.33-3.2_amd64.deb Generate C++ wrapper classes for XML-RPC servers
xmlsec1_1.2.18-2_amd64.deb XML security command line processor
xmlstarlet_1.3.1-3_amd64.deb command line XML toolkit
xmltex_1.9.debian.1-3_all.deb TeX package for processing XML files
xmlto_0.0.25-2_amd64.deb XML-to-any converter
xmltoman_0.4-3_all.deb simple XML to man converter
xmltooling-schemas_1.4.2-5+deb7u1_all.deb XML schemas for XMLTooling
xmltv-gui_0.5.63-2_all.deb Graphical user interface related to the XMLTV file format
xmltv-util_0.5.63-2_all.deb Utilities related to the XMLTV file format for TV listings